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by Takiaya Reed, Nick Pendergrast and Naty Guerrero-Diaz
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You can view the PowerPoint for Nick's section of the talk, with links to all of the sources referred to here . This session features Takiaya Reed from the heavy neoclassical decolonial doom band  Divide and Dissolve  + Naty Guerrero-Diaz - co-founder of a vegan intersectional feminist animal sanctuary called  Big Sky Sanctuary Inc.  + Nick Pendergrast - sociologist and host of  Progressive Podcast Australia  and  Freedom of Species  radio show. It was recorded at the 2018 event '...
Topics: Community As Activism, intersectionality, animal activism, activism
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by ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
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This episode is all about activism against the Abbott government as well as activism more generally. We have an interview with Andrew Kelly on the #tunnelpicket protest movement against a new road development that will destroy communities and privilege road travel over public transport . You can find out more about this campaign and how to get involved through the website ycat.org.au and The ‘No East-West Tunnel’ Pledge Facebook page. You can also find out more about sustainable transport...
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by Dr Theresa Petray and Dr Nick Pendergrast
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here:  http://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/experimental-utopias-and-social-change-examples-from-australian-nonhegemonic-activism-by-dr-theresa-petray-and-dr-nick-pendergrast Abstract:  Social movements are typically considered either incremental or antisystemic, or in other words, reformist or revolutionary. Both of these approaches are focused on the state or other significant power-holders. However, a third approach to social...
Topics: activism, Indigenous activism, animal activism, non-hegemonic activism, Constitutional Recognition,...
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here:  http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here . You can also listen to a recap of the conference on  episode 152 of Progressive Podcast Australia .   Below is further information about the talk from the conference booklet, available here: ...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, activism, animal activism, class
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We are joined by Mark Allen who discusses his holistic approach to activism that he has developed through being active in a range of social movements for many years. This approach provides some ideas about how we can reduce conflict among activists, create campaigns that are long lasting, reach out and connect with people who have different values to that of our own and work towards a meaningful shift in paradigm. Overcoming cognitive dissonance and changing minds. Connecting with people with...
Topics: Mark Allen, holistic activism, activism, effective activism, activist burnout, sustainable...
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This episode features Adam Cardilini’s talk: Diversity in animal activism, Preparing for impact opportunities for the next 10 years. You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here: http://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/diversity-in-animal-activism-by-adam-cardilini There is also discussion on effective animal activism and whether the evidence actually suggests animal advocates should avoid promoting veganism. You can support our Crowd Funding campaign here:...
Topics: Adam Cardilini, animal activism, effective activism
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by Harley McDonald-Eckersall, Leah Avene and Quinn Eades
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This panel discussion features Harley McDonald-Eckersall - activist with  Young Voices for Animals  + Leah Avene - a Tuvaluan mother, musician, broadcaster and educator whose work focuses on personal, relational and collective decolonising +  Quinn Eades  - poet, activist and academic. The session is facilitated by Lara Drew who has a PhD in adult education, writes for the page  Veganarchy  and is an animal liberation activist.   It was recorded at the 2018 event ' Community As Activism...
Topics: Community As Activism, community, activism, building community, privilege
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-           Nick is joined by “Mother” aka Dr Theresa Petray for the entire episode. -           We discuss the opportunities and limitations of using the Internet to bring about social change, as well as some of the ways it can be used more effectively by activists. -           Waving the rainbow flag on Facebook. -           Social media for Palestine. -           The digital divide. -           For more information on this episode and...
Topics: online activism, slacktivism, Dr Theresa Petray, social change, activism
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This episode features Olly Hornung talk: You did what? Creative tactics and strategies to boost your campaign. This talk is from the Animal Activists Forum and we also give a brief recap of this forum. For more information on this episode and for links to audio of all of the talks from the Animal Activists Forum, as well as links to the other stuff discussed on the episode, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/10/23/187/
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, creative activism, activism, tactics, satire, parody
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We are joined by Adam Cardilini, who is a scientist, animal advocate and host of Vegansci podcast. He discusses some feedback on episode 156, covering topics such as new animal free alternatives, capitalism, effective animal activism, using a Fox News level of objectivity and finding the magical vegan dumpling. Lab grown meat, GMOs, technology and the vegan movement. Mental health medication, animal testing and veganism. Invasion Day rally in Melbourne. For more information on this episode and...
Topics: Adam Cardilini, veganism, effective animal activism, effective activism
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On this one Nick is joined by Dan ( @verydangry ) from  Anarchist Affinity  for the entire episode. We discuss a range of issues, including:  the police , our visit to Villawood with Dan (you can view Nick’s article on the  ABC  about this  here ), austerity in Europe and  Australia , apparently we’re all middle class in Australia (despite the  evidence !), how the post-World War Two “glory years” weren’t glorious for everyone, “ white labourism ” compared to  the...
Topics: capitalism, anarchism, activism, refugees
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-        Book recommendation from Hugo Chavez: ‘Hegemony or Survival’ by Noam Chomsky. -        Liam Kenny defends The Chaser’s false depiction of his dad having sex with a dog. -        ‘What’s Grinding Our Gears This Week’: homophobic Google. -        Occupy Wall Street two year anniversary. -        Spoken word CD recommendation: War and Civil Disobedience by Howard Zinn. -        For more information on the episode and for links to the all of...
Topics: Syria, war, activism, Occupy
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Meditation, mindfulness and psychology. Vegans take over the meat market. Recap of the Animal Activists Forum with animal activists Brian and Kate. Katie’s talk on avoiding infighting in social movements. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/11/01/188/
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, animal activism, activism, psychology, veganism, in-fighting, social...
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This time Nick is joined by Coggo from the Melbourne Street Medic Collective (Melb SMC) for the entire episode. Melb SMC and many other groups formed the Wage Peace Convoy that broke the world record for most protests in one day. Unfortunately Guinness refused to include them, maybe because they’re too busy reporting on really important records like the most business leaders attending a networking event. The Wage Peace Convoy did an amazing 29 protests on the day. One of these was with The...
Topics: protest, activism, world records
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You can view the powerpoint presentation for this talk here: http://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/intersectionality-in-practice This talk is from the  Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania  (ICAS)  2014 conference : Critical Animal Studies in the Asia-Pacific. You can hear other talks from this conference at this link:  http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2014/05/03/icas/
Topics: Intersectionality, animal rights, activism
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here . You can also listen to a recap of the conference on  episode 152 of Progressive Podcast Australia .   Below is further information about the talk from the conference booklet, available here:...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, sustainable activism, burnout, activism, activist burnout
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can hear the talks that were before this Q and A session here: https://archive.org/details/AdamC https://archive.org/details/EmmaHurst https://archive.org/details/Kirsten You can listen to other talks from this conference  here . You can also listen to a recap of the...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, animal activism
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-           Nick is joined by Sarah Ross from the Refugee Rights Action Network and Kaliyugan Pathmanathan, Project Coordinator of Tamil Eelam Cricket. -           The importance of the voices of refugees in the movement for refugees. -           Strategies for effective refugee activism. -           Who is to blame for harsh policies towards asylum seekers? -           Tamil Eelam Cricket. -           Critiques of the counter movement...
Topics: Tamil Eelam Cricket, refugees, activism
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This talk is from The Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2013 Conference: Animal Liberation and Social Justice, an Intersectional Approach to Social Change. You can find out more about this conference here: http://icasoceania.wordpress.com/2013/06/22/conference-schedule/ You can hear other talks from this conference at this link: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2013/07/12/ cas / We apologise that this recording misses the end of the talk - the recorder ran out of battery...
Topics: animal advocacy, protests, Columbia, activism
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This episode has a discussion with Coggo, CJ Wallace and Jazz from the almighty Melbourne Street Medic Collective. We cover the history of the collective, what they’re doing now, experiences with Occupy and police repression, creating alternative institutions to the state, working with other street medics to make their work relevant for activists and activist burnout. For more information on the episode and for all the links referred to, go to: www.ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com
Topics: Street Medics, Occupy, Activism, Anarchism
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This episode has a discussion with Coggo, CJ Wallace and Jazz from the almighty Melbourne Street Medic Collective. We cover the history of the collective, what they’re doing now, experiences with Occupy and police repression, creating alternative institutions to the state, working with other street medics to make their work relevant for activists and activist burnout. You can listen to part 2 of this episode here: https://archive.org/details/Episode29Part2.StreetMedics For more information...
Topics: Street Medics, Occupy, Activism, Anarchism
You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here .   This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, terrorism, eco-terrorism, sociology, animal activism, environmental activism,...
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PowerPoint slides for the talk available here . Revolution and Reform in Social Movements Nick Pendergrast This workshop will cover different factions within a wide range of social movements. I will define anti-systemic (revolutionary) and integrationist (reformist) aspects of social movements, based on the work of sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein. I will also explore non-hegemonic elements within movements, which focus on creating alternative societies outside of existing power structures. In...
Topics: social movements, social change, sociology, revolution, reform, animal activism, Aboriginal activism
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Talk by Dr Theresa Petray and Nick on just do it activism in Aboriginal and animal social movements in Australia. You can read our journal article on this topic here: https://researchonline.jcu.edu.au/51981/ The latest on Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition and the Uluru Statement. Book recommendation: No Is Not Enough by Naomi Klein. Invasion Day. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Dr Theresa Petray, Aboriginal activism, animal activism, No Is Not Enough, Invasion Day, social...
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For most of this episode, we’re joined by  Leigh-Chantelle  from  Viva la Vegan! . Leigh-Chantelle is a vegan, animal rights activist, feminist, singer/songwriter, author and blogger. She discusses effective online activism, staying positive despite in-fighting in social movements, veganism, animal advocacy and podcasting. You can watch this interview as a vodcast  here .  -         For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Activism, animal advocacy, animal rights, Facebook, in-fighting, Leigh-Chantelle, online activism,...
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by Jess Ison, Beth Allan and Anne-lise Ah-fat
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This session features  Jess Ison - PhD candidate researching queer and animal issues, as well as an activist with the  Coalition Against Duck Shooting   +   Beth Allan AKA Betty Melon - a pro-intersectional animal rights activist and agricultural science student + Anne-lise Ah-fat - a community organiser, mother of two, facilitator and educator who is passionate about transformative justice and prison abolition . It was recorded at the 2018 event ' Community As Activism ' by the Institute...
Topics: Community As Activism, Me Too, Transformative Justice, prison abolition, animal activism, sexism
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You can view the PowerPoint for this talk here . Abstract below: From Nationalism to Intersectionality in Animal Advocacy By Nick Pendergrast   The infamous 2011 Four Corners exposé on animal slaughter in Indonesia explicitly stated that these were Australian animals thirty-one times. This is a reflection of the nationalistic and even racist narrative that has played out in media coverage of live animal export and the campaign against it. There is a concern for animals but within a framework...
Topics: nationalism, intersectionality, animal activism, live export, PETA
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This episode is on the recent High Court ruling that the offshore detention of asylum seekers is legal. This decision clears the way for the government to return about 250 asylum seekers in Australia, including 37 babies, to Nauru: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/high-court-finds-offshore-detention-lawful-20160202-gmk5q6.html http://www.hcourt.gov.au/assets/publications/judgment-summaries/2016/hca-1-2016-02-03.pdf We play some of the speeches from outside the Department of...
Topics: refugees, asylum seekers, High Court, activism
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This episode features Bede Carmody’s talk: Sustainable Activism, How to avoid becoming burnt out as an activist. Signs of Activist Burnout. Tips for avoiding activist burnout. TV show recommendation: You’re the worst. Listener feedback on wild animal suffering and the Animal Justice Party. For more information on the episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/07/31/178/
Topics: Bede Carmody, activist burnout, sustainable activism
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Nick is joined by Aaron from End Queer Lockdown on Manus Island for the entire episode. We discuss the intersections between queer and refugee issues, with the Australian government’s policies such as “offshore processing” of asylum seekers harming refugees as a whole, but queer refugees in particular . We also read a letter from a queer refugee , discuss refugee activism and the importance of individual stories in changing attitudes , violence and/or the threat of violence preventing...
Topics: queer, refugees, activism, punk, music, social change
You can hear the Q and A after this talk here: https://archive.org/details/PattyMarkGuyScottonQAndA This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2015 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here:  http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/conference-schedule/ You can listen to other talks from the conference here:  http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2015/08/14/108/ This recording is thanks to Kate from Freedom of...
Topics: animal advocacy, activism, grief, trauma, mental health
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This time Nick is joined by Vanessa, a forensic psychology doctoral student and one of the hosts of VeganSci podcast. Happy rats. Animal activism. Vegan on a low income. Vanessa’s experiences working in prisons. Some of the problems with prisoners working in slaughterhouses as part of their rehabilitation. Pedestrian deaths in Melbourne. Invasion Day. Chelsea Manning free 17 May. Not My Debt updates. Please support our Crowd Funding campaign here: https://chuffed.org/project/50eps2017 For...
Topics: VeganSci, animal activism, veganism, prisons, rehabilitation, slaughterhouses
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here . You can also listen to a recap of the conference on  episode 152 of Progressive Podcast Australia .   Below is further information about the talk from the conference booklet, available here:...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, abolitionism, animal activism
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This episode features Anne-lise Ah-fat on her work with Undercurrent doing transformative justice in the community, as an alternative to police and prisons. Creative anti-fascist and animal activism. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/11/01/216/
Topics: Anne-lise Af-fat, Undercurrent, transformative justice, Community As Activism, Me Too, prison...
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This is an audio recording of all of the talks and music from the Melbourne March for the End of Speciesism. More information about the event, from the Facebook event page : World Day for the End of Speciesism On Saturday the 26th of August we are marching through the city to let the public know that Animals are NOT ours to use for food, clothing, experiments or entertainment. Yes, it is time to End Speciesism NOW! Pigs, Sheep, Cows, Chickens, Fish, Goats and Rabbits are just as IMPORTANT as...
Topics: speciesism, animals, language, discrimination, veganism, activism, intersectionality, mental health
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here: http://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/getting-trigger-happy-with-trigger-warnings This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal  Studies Oceania 2015 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here:  http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/conference-schedule/ You can find links to listen to other talks from the conference here: ...
Topics: trigger warnings, mental health, safe spaces, ableism, activism
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With the mainstream media watering down the meaning of veganism with its dietary, fitness and weight-loss focus, is the vegan movement losing its core ethics? Find out more about how we can work together as vegans and activists to promote inclusivity, learn from other movements, and lead by example to promote compassion to ALL we encounter. Learn how to become a more effective activist and make these much-needed changes. This talk was recorded at Living Green Festival:  http://www.lgf.org.au/...
Topics: vegan, vegan movement, ethics, mainstream media, intersectionality, activism
This talk is from the  Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania  (ICAS)  2014 conference : Critical Animal Studies in the Asia-Pacific. You can hear other talks from this conference at this link:  http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2014/05/03/icas/
Topics: Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd, civil disobedience, violence, non-violence, activism
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We are joined by Jess Ison from the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania. What ICAS is all about. Importance of community for activists. Call in versus call out culture. The upcoming workshop based discussion forum in Melbourne: Community as Activism: Building Community within the Animal Liberation Movement and Beyond. Saturday 4 August, 1 to 5pm at Library at the Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands. The event is free but registration through the following link is essential...
Topics: Jess Ison, community, call out culture, ICAS, Community As Activism
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email updates from ICAS Oceania.   Talks recorded by Progressive Podcast Australia and...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, direct action, education, animal activism
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This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2016 Conference in Canberra. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here . You can also listen to a recap of the conference on  episode 152 of Progressive Podcast Australia .   Below is further information about the talk from the conference booklet, available here:...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2016, animals, animal activism, tactics, technology
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On this episode we cover a wide range of topics. Further discussion on the Not My Debt Centrelink fiasco, which we covered last episode. Trump and Russia. Snowden, Obama and the Signal app for secure communication. Taking your money out of the filthy banks. Protests against the destructive Roe 8 highway development in Perth. Militant activism, direct action and a diversity of tactics. Katie misunderstanding punk and hardcore lyrics. Please support our Crowd Funding campaign here:...
Topics: Not My Debt, Donald Trump, Edward Snowden, Barack Obama, big banks, Roe 8, activism
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Civil liberties concerns about new counter terrorism laws in Australia. Nick’s talk: ‘They’re calling me a terrorist’ (but they probably shouldn’t): The Social Construction of Eco Terrorism’. You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk here: https://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/theyre-calling-me-a-terrorist-but-they-probably-shouldnt-the-social-construction-of-ecoterrorism-by-nick-pendergrast The Animal Activists Forum: http://www.activistsforum.com/ For more...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, terrorism, eco-terrorism, media, animal liberation, environmentalism, activism,...
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Nick is joined by Adam Cardilini to give a recap of the 2016 Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania conference. What ICAS is all about. Conference recap. Panel discussion on anarchism and animal liberation, featuring Jess Ison, Lara Drew and Nick. Conference activism and Living Green Festival. For links to all of the talks from the ICAS conference, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2016/12/14/152/
Topics: ICAS 2016, Critical Animal Studies, anarchism, animal liberation, Adam Cardilini, Jess Ison, Lara...
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by Anna Hills, Oliver Saoirse, Anna, Nick Pendergrast, Bonnie
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As part of the Catalyst program by Young Voices for Animals , this interactive Q&A was held with 5 of Melbourne's most passionate young animal advocates to encourage our participants to think BIG.   Speakers: A lifelong vegetarian, Anna Hills believes in the power of community and education to make a positive difference for animals everywhere. She has been involved with the  Animal Justice Party  in Ballarat since 2017 and has plans to create a youth chapter, as well as to potentially...
Topics: animal advocacy, youth, activism, animal advocacy movement, Young Voices for Animals, Catalyst
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-           This episode features Katie’s talk Getting Trigger Happy With Trigger Warnings, Mental Health, Disability And Activism. -           This talk is relevant on an on-going basis but we were particularly inspired to put it out on an episode in light of recent comments by Stephen Fry, which criticised trigger warnings, as well as accusing victims of abuse of self pity. -           Differentiating content warnings from trigger warnings. -          ...
Topics: trigger warnings, mental health, safe spaces, ableism, activism, Stephen Fry, free speech
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On this episode we’re joined by independent journalist Will Potter from greenisthenewred.com . He discusses: what ‘green is the new red’ refers to (linking the previous “red scare” about communism to the current “green scare” about animal and environmental activists), the way repressive laws target both militant and moderate activists, the ways these laws are creeping into Australia and elsewhere around the world, the power of corporations and their free movement around the world...
Topics: Will Potter, Rise Against, Green is the New Red, Green Scare, Activism
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Nick is joined by environmental activist Mark Allen to discuss ethical superannuation. One degree of separation: while ethical super funds don’t directly invest in fossil fuels, they invest in companies who promote urban sprawl, which leads to problems for the environment and animals. The importance of looking critically into where ethical super funds invest their money and also doing more than just divesting. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips...
Topics: superannuation, ethical super, environment, climate change, urban sprawl, divestment, environmental...
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Nick is joined by Luc Brien, former host of Team Earthling animal rights podcast, to give a recap of the 2017 Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS) Oceania conference.  The episode features a talk from this conference, Esther Alloun on Intersectionality and Its Discontents: Animal Politics In Palestine-Israel.  Activism against horse-drawn carriages in Melbourne as part of the conference.  For more information on this episode including links to audio of all of the talks from the...
Topics: ICAS Oceania 2017, intersectionality, critical animal studies, Palestine, Israel, horse-drawn...
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by Nick Pendergrast, Lara Drew and Jess Ison
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You can see Nick’s “pretty” drawing referred to during this workshop here .   This talk was recorded at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies Oceania 2017 Conference in Melbourne. You can find out more information about this conference here: http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/oceania-conference/   You can listen to other talks from this conference  here .   In order to be notified about future conferences, like/follow ICAS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter and subscribe for email...
Topics: Veganism, single issue campaigns, colonialism, animal advocacy, effective activism, ICAS Oceania...
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Nick is joined by Ruth, a psychologist, activist and host of the Creating Space Project podcast. Avoiding being a shooting star as an activist. Activism as a privilege. Mental health as a political issue. Bede Carmody’s talk Sustainable Activism, How to avoid becoming burnt out as an activist. An introduction to activist burnout and why it is important. We encourage listeners to do the activist burnout questionnaire Bede mentioned during his talk:...
Topics: activism, activist burnout, mental health, Creating Space Project, Ruth, Bede Carmody
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You can view the PowerPoint presentation for this talk, which has links to the sources used, here . This talk was recorded at the 2017 Animal Activist Forum in Melbourne. To find out more about this forum and future ones, see the Animal Activist Forum website , which has links to their social media pages. More talks from the forum will be available on that website soon.   Talk recorded by Kate from Freedom of Species radio show on 3CR. Freedom of Species is broadcast live 1-2pm Sundays on...
Topics: Animal Activists Forum 2017, animal activism, animal welfare, animal rights, sociology, critical...
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by Jess Ison, Nick Pendergrast and Lara Drew
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About the talk:   This workshop features three scholar-activists from the Institute for Critical Animal Studies (Oceania) who will give some anarchist critiques of the campaign against live export and explore some possibilities for more anarchist-oriented animal advocacy. Despite live export dominating discussions about animals in Australia, there are a number of problems with this campaign, including its state-centric nature, the nationalistic and even racist messages within it, and its...
Topics: live export, anarchism, animal welfare, Lyn White, mental health, animal liberation, animal...
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Clinical neuropsychologist Dr Ash Nayate explains why ignoring concern for other animals harms people’s mental health. World Vegan Day. March to End Speciesism. Protests for refugees and horses during the Melbourne Cup. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/11/14/189/
Topics: speciesism, animals, discrimination, veganism, activism, intersectionality, mental health, The...
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Katie is back for this episode and we discuss the Netflix show Dear White People, as well as ethical sneakers and travel. We also bring you some of the talks from the Community as Activism event that we discussed on episode 211, including Leah Avene on privilege, Beth Allan on challenging sexism in animal advocacy and Quinn Eades on imaging the future we want to create. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to:...
Topics: Dear White People, ethical consumption, travel, Community As Activism, privilege, sexism, utopias,...
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The live export industry has announced its own three month ban on the sheep trade to the Middle East. The episode features the talk An Anarchist Analysis of the Campaign Against Live Animal Export by Jess Ison and Nick, where we critique the campaign based on anarchist, anti-racist and animal liberation perspectives. For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: https://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2018/12/14/219/
Topics: live export, anarchism, animal welfare, Lyn White, mental health, animal liberation, animal...